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The US announces that it will increase its military presence in Poland by a thousand soldiers

The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Monday that it would increase its military presence in Poland with 1,000 soldiers, in addition to the 4,500 that it already has in the European country.

In a statement, the Pentagon stated that the strengthening of its military presence in Poland was carried out under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), which was signed on the basis of the “cooperation of” existing security “between the two countries and the” consolidated “agreement “their association in this area.

The 1,000 troops to be deployed to Poland include elements of U.S. Army 5th Corps headquarters, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities, as well as infrastructure to support an armored brigade combat team and an aviation brigade.

The US announces that it will increase its military presence in Poland by a thousand soldiers
The US announces that it will increase its military presence in Poland by a thousand soldiers

The agreement between the United States and Poland comes after the North American country announced the withdrawal of nearly 12,000 permanently stationed soldiers in Germany to transfer them to other NATO countries.

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